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Jul 20, 2012 5:00pm EDT
for him to go up the stairs. >> reporter: police say holmes fired an assault rifle, a shotgun and at least one handgun during the attacks. some went through the wall into another theater. a man in a blood-soaked shirt and a child in the batman shirt were among them. corbin dates was in the front row. >> i felt it on my leg. >> reporter: he was dropping out of a graduate program in neuroscience. police found explosives by his nearby apartment. >> his apartment is booby trapped with various devices and apparent trip wires. >> reporter: the survivors include a 3 month old baby. >> she was shot. >> reporter: the suspect's family is cooperating with police and say their hearts go out to the victims. and colorado's governor called the rampage the work of a deranged mind. the suspect is due back in court monday. teresa garcia, back to you. >> thank you, teresa. our complete coverage with vic. he has emotional stories of survival. vic? >> it was in the moment. the shooter walked into the theater and opened fire. and we, of course, will have a story on that for you very soon. this was the worst sin
Jul 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> reporter: james holmes stared straight ahead as prosecutors charged him with 24 counts of murder and attempted murder. >> 116 counts of federal attempt to commit crime. >> reporter: the courtroom was filled with family members and victims still recovering after the shooting. >> we're not going to back down from this individual. that we're not going to let his fear take over our lives and we're going to stand up against him. >> reporter: people at the hearing say the 24-year-old appeared subdued and at times dazed and still has the orange dyes hair. homes was reportedly seeing a psychiatrist and the defense wants anything their client gave to his doctor kept out of evidence. legal analysts believe holmes attorney will pursue an insanity plea. >> i wanted to come today and see him. there was a lot of anger. >> reporter: holmes is scheduled to be back in court august 9th for another pretrial hearing. edward lawrence, wjz news. >>> the judge has placed a gag order on the lawyers handling the case. >>> back here police released new evidence as they are trying to catch some murder susp
Jul 25, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the attack happened, suspected gunman james holmes reportedly mailed a notebook, full of details about how he was going to kill people. a law enforcement source was quoted as saying, holmes consented to -- sent it to a psychiatrist but it sat unopened in a mailroom until monday. >> cbs news correspondent john miller said investigators are digitally recreating the rampage. >> they can take, say, ballistic evidence, that will actually show them the travectory of the-- trajectory of the bulletses. >> reporter: police are expected to return control of the theater to its owners on monday. for now, it remains an active crime scene. in aurora, colorado, teresa garcia. >> holmes neighbors were hoping to return to their apartments today. but investigators are still processing evidence at the apartment. >>> it will soon be easier to carry a concealed weapon in maryland. they find part of the law unconstitutional. tonight, adam may has reaction to all sides of the gun control debate. >> reporter: a victory for opponents of gun control in maryland. a judge issues a ruling that affects maryland's conceale
Jul 31, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. this time, cameras were barred from the courtroom. but holmes seemed little different from his first appearance a week ago. mary ellen shakes herred had -- her head. >> it made me very resentful and angry that he would do this to so many people. >> reporter: hansen's niece is ashley moser. she was shot in the neck and is paralyzed. she had a miscarriage. and her 6-year-old daughter veronica was , was the youngest person killed in the shooting. >> it's going to be a long recovery. ashley is very aware of what is going on right now. i think at this time, she has to little bits and -- to receive little bits and pieces of things because it is such a shock. >> reporter: in keeping with this, prosecutors filed charges under two different state laws. the result is that for 12 deaths, holmes faces 24 charges of first-degree murder. and 116 attempted murder charges for the 58 who were wounded. when told he could face the death penalty, holmes had no reaction. >> he had a poker face on the whole time. >> what was that like, to see someone who has done so much harm to your family? >> it just se
Jul 24, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. they alsoment access to the apartment of suspected gunman james holmes. the public defender is expected to request a psychiatric evaluation of holmess before he is formally charged. >> reporter: the first funerals for those killed will begin later this week. but in the midst of all of the sadness here in aurora, there has also been good news. >> reporter: katie medley, who escaped the carnage without injuries, gave birth this morning to a son named hugo. her husband caleb, was shot in the eye and is being treated in the same hospital. . >> he will close his hands, he will squeeze, and he has given a thumbs up. he's going to fight through this so that he can be with his newborn son as much as possible. >> reporter: the medleys do not have medical insurance. and the family has been told their hospital bills could reach $2 million. their friend has set up a website to help raise money. >> he needs to get better. because he needs to be a dad. [ crying ] >> reporter: more than $70,000 has been raised so far. and updates on caleb's condition are being posted on facebook. in ourar -- aurora, c
Jul 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
shooter james holmes. >> all across america, we've seen violent offenders, arming themselves with high-capacity ammunition magazines that have no purpose other than to inflict massive damage. >> reporter: baltimore county chief of police james johnson is the incoming president of the police chief group. while maryland already has strong laws controlling the sale of ammunition, he says other states don't, making it easy for criminals to find loopholes. >> it is clear, we are not doing enough. america, we are not doing enough. to keep guns out of the wrong hands. >> reporter: and the national law enforcement group says that any new laws that congress passes should not penalize law- abiding gun owners who safely use their weapons. back to you. >> all right. thank you, gigi. congress has not passed strict legislation on gun role in more than a decade. >>> if you're waiting for someone to get home from work, let's check on the roads with kristy breslin at wjz traffic control. >>> hi, kai. hi, everyone. well, you may be waiting a while tonight. 70 westbound, heavy from 29 to marriottsville r
Jul 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
relationship with holmes. >> reporter: now there could be hundreds of chargers in addition to first degree murder, possible domestic terrorism charges. a week from today we will be formally charged. >> stay with wjz for complete coverage of the tragedy. iffer the latest on the suspect, victims and the invest log onto >>> the other big story, the ncaa drops the hammer on penn state in the weak of the sex abuse scandal and cover up. wjz is live with complete coverage. mark takes a closer look at the sanctions . >> the late joe paterno is no longer the winningest coach in major college football he is ri. one day after his campus statute came down the ncaa took away all all these victories from 19 # 8 to 20 -- 1998 to 11. it's part of the sanctions imopposed in the jerry sandusky sex abuse scandal. >> some say contributions of a great coach and educator is not fair. >> complete coverage continues with sports director mark with more on the impact of those unprecedented sanctions. mark. >> the baltimore area is highly populated the penn state alumni. a number of football players have t
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